The ALHGA Firm represents people from all over, whose lives have been torn apart by medical negligence. Our experienced medical malpractice lawyers fight for justice for victims who have been injured and for the families of people who have been killed by the negligent acts of medical personnel.
When you go to the doctor, emergency room, or hospital, you put a certain amount of trust in health care practitioners to give you the care you need. When doctors, nurses, or other staff violate that trust, however, you are often left worse off than before, and likely dealing with mounting medical bills, negative long-term health effects, and the loss of your independence. Do not give up hope. Our experienced, Naperville, Illinois medical malpractice attorneys are dedicated to fighting on behalf of victims and the families of victims of medical malpractice just like you. We fight for justice, so you can focus on your recovery.
Medical malpractice occurs when a patient is injured through the negligence of a medical care provider or institution. It takes place when a medical professional provides a treatment that falls below the expected standard of care in the medical community, putting the patient at risk of injury or death. Standard of care is a term that refers to what a reasonably careful physician would have done in the same or similar circumstance. Broken down, the standard of care is what procedures, actions, and methods would have been used by other medical professionals treating a patient with a similar injury, diagnosis, or set of symptoms.
In order to have a medical malpractice claim, you must meet four criteria.
If you have met all four of these criteria, you may have a medical malpractice case and the healthcare provider may be liable for your resulting injuries or losses.
At ALHGA Firm, our experienced medical malpractice attorneys fight on behalf of the victims and the families of victims of all types of medical malpractice. Contact us if you are dealing with the devastating consequences of:
In order to recover damages for a client, we must prove that the client was damaged by medical malpractice and that a dollar amount can be assigned to those damages. There are several kinds of damages available:
Finally, it is important to know that many states place a cap on the maximum amount of damages a patient can recover in a medical malpractice case. An experienced medical malpractice lawyer can guide you through the complex maze of applicable law in your state.